Author: Charles Waine
Americas Correspondent
Petrobras’ downstream dilemma
21 October 2021
President Bolsonaro considers privatising the NOC as fuel prices climb and divestments drag
Winter warning signs for US gas market
18 October 2021
Upward price pressures may benefit producers, but consumers will be hoping for a mild winter this year
Gran Tierra cranks up the gears
14 October 2021
Midstream takeaway has returned to normal in Colombia, paving the way for production growth opportunities
Private operators drive Permian recovery
12 October 2021
Strong market conditions are encouraging private producers in Texas and New Mexico to lift drilling activity
Petrobras eyes Gulf of Mexico exit
12 October 2021
The NOC has added another sale to its long list of divestment targets
Brazil suffers acreage sale setback
11 October 2021
Bidding round deemed a disappointment after most operators steer clear
Suriname poised to join upstream elite
7 October 2021
The South American country has all the potential to become a major crude producer, as showcased by recent offshore discoveries
Petrobras refinery sales stutter
4 October 2021
Pledge to divest half of the company’s refining capacity by year-end is starting to look doubtful
ConocoPhillips captures Shell’s Permian portfolio
23 September 2021
Houston-based firm swoops in to take the European major’s entire Delaware footprint and bolster its position in the basin
US industry calls for immediate LNG export limits
21 September 2021
Dissenting voices demand gas supplies stay in-country amid falling stocks and energy security concerns
Trinidad scrambles to prevent gas nosedive
17 September 2021
The country’s production has been freefalling for years, but expected startups will not be enough to avert further long-term losses
Tellurian inches towards FID
16 September 2021
The Gulf Coast LNG company is confident about global gas demand but first needs to source its Haynesville feedstock
Guyana keeps the oil finds flowing
13 September 2021
Latin America’s latest crude producer again proves its status as a world-class petroleum province
Haynesville tempts gas operators
13 September 2021
Bullish LNG export prospects on the Gulf Coast are driving M&A activity in the southern shale play
Chesapeake Energy pounces on Haynesville
9 September 2021
The recently bankrupt gas producer has splashed the cash on a merger that will significantly boost its stake in the southern play
Comstock Resources looks to offset hedging losses
7 September 2021
Less supply hedged into next year should help drive company revenues if global gas demand stays strong
Goodrich Petroleum snaps up more acreage
6 September 2021
The gas-focused operator is rapidly growing both its portfolio and production base in the Haynesville shale
Maha Energy targets onshore Brazilian ramp-up
2 September 2021
The operator is expanding its footprint in the country’s northeast and has drilling plans for the Middle East
Alvopetro eyes expanding Brazilian gas market
31 August 2021
The company has plenty of onshore growth opportunities to match its midstream capacity and increase its stake in the country’s upstream
Petrotal exceeds expectations in Peru
31 August 2021
The Calgary-based operator has managed to sidestep midstream challenges, charting a course to significant production gains
Tackling the AI skills gap
31 August 2021
Adoption of reactive, agile technologies is steadily growing in the oil and gas sector, but sourcing the personnel needed is still a challenge
Private sector takes a beating in Latin America
26 August 2021
Political and financial motivations vary, but the region is noticeably lurching towards greater resource nationalism
Pemex fire scorches upstream ambitions
25 August 2021
Hopes that national crude production will eclipse pre-pandemic levels look distant after platform blaze in the Gulf of Mexico
Cultural shift heralds bright AI future
24 August 2021
Business leaders are increasingly turning to technologies that drive down emissions and optimise energy efficiencies
Frontera anticipates Guyana jackpot
23 August 2021
The Latin America-focused producer aims to emulate the drilling successes of neighbouring blocks to diversify its portfolio
Pampa high-grades Argentinian portfolio
19 August 2021
The firm is focusing its efforts on gas growth in the Vaca Muerta and widening its power sector footprint
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